Avenger, Sebring Coupe, Stratus Coupe, 1999-2006

Lower Control Arms


Removal & Installation

2.0 & 2.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  3. Paint matchmarks on the adjustment cam bolt
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
    Stabilizer link
    Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS), if equipped
    Lower control arm assembly to knuckle
    Lower control arm

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    Fig. Paint matchmarks on alignment adjustment cam

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    Fig. Exploded diagram of rear lower control arm and related components



To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    Place vehicle weight on suspension before tightening bolts that go through rubber bushings.

    Lower control arm and torque the bolt to 55 ft. lbs. (74 Nm)
    Lower control arm to the steering knuckle and torque the bolt to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm)
    WSS, if equipped

    Stabilizer link and torque the bolt to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm)
    Rear wheel